Charleston District To Update Employee Payroll, Attendance Processes
County School District in Charleston, SC, will
move to a cloud-based system to update the timekeeping and attendance
for its 6,000 employees and 84 schools.
The district recently selected Kronos
Inc. to supply it with
online time, attendance and payroll management systems. It will both
and money used and spent with its current manual processes. The time and
attendance processes will be fully integrated with the district's
human resources system, which should lead to better overall management
overtime, budgeting, payroll and compliance with labor laws.
"The workforce is our largest controllable expense
our most strategic asset," said Charleston School District Human
Manager Matt Jordan. "By optimizing our workforce through the use of
will emphasize our commitment to greater accountability to our students
At the same time, using Kronos' cloud-based process
reduce the time the school district's IT employees need to devote to
problems with the current antiquated systems, time they can then spend
"From lost revenue due to understaffing, disruptions
continuity of services and improper payments, the failure to manage the
workforce accurately can have serious consequences for these entities,"
Kronos Public Sector Practice Group Director Rock Regan. "Charleston
among those school districts that are taking the right steps to optimize
processes for better service outcomes."
Michael Hart is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer and the former executive editor of THE Journal.